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The Peace Abbey Foundation continues the mission of The Peace Abbey which was established in 1988 to promote peace, justice, nonviolence and cruelty-free living. Central to the mission of the Foundation is the encouragement and promotion of peacemaking that recognizes the sacredness of all life, and the interconnectedness of all things.
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Music photo clips of the former Peace Abbey campus by Joan Hill.
2014 Award Recipient
COURAGE OF CONSCIENCE AWARD
Jackson Browne received the 2007 Courage of Conscience Award in Los Angeles, California. Award presented by Cindy Sheehan. Ceremony organized and sponsored by John and Melissa Levoff.
Maya Angelou bows to audience as she receives the 2000 Courage of Conscience Award at The Peace Abbey. Presenter of the award was Peace Chaplain Wayne-Daniel Berard. Event sponsored by Wellesley College.
Muhammad Ali receives the Courage of Conscience Award in 1994 for his conscientious objection to the war in Vietnam. The late Pat Farren, who presented the award, was later honored as well for founding and directing Peacework Magazine of the American Friends Service Committee.
Mother Teresa of Calcutta receives the 1990 Courage of Conscience Award. Mother Teresa visited the Life Experience School in 1988 which led to the creation of the Peace Abbey. Award presented by Lewis Randa in New York City.
Rosa Parks Elder spokeswoman and activist received the Courage of Conscience Award at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in 1992 for her continual example of community service and for her lifelong commitment to civil rights and non-violent social change. Award presented by Peace Chaplain Dot Walsh.
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